Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Board Room U-SU 303

I. Organizational Items

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  4. Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, September 3, 2019

II. Public Forum: This time is allotted to members of the public to address the committee.

III. New Business

  1. Civic Engagement Events: The committee will talk about events the committee will help execute.
  2. National Voters Registration Day Data: The committee will talk about the NVRD Data for NVRD 2019.

IV. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on DACA Termination on November 12: The committee will discuss about the importance of DACA at CSULA. "The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether President Trump's attempt to terminate the DACA was lawful on November 12. The Justices will decide whether the government's decision to end DACA is something that courts can review and, if so, whether the decision to end DACA was legal"

  1. CHESS: The California Higher Education Summit (March 9-11, 2020): The committee will talk about CHESS and how students will be selected to attend this conference.
  2. Student Trustee for 2020-2022 Term: The committee will talk about the Student Trustee Search Application.

V. Reports

  1. ASI Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement: Joceline Rivera Jimenez
  2. ASI Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Matiana Parra
  3. ASI Civic Engagement Officer: Pandian Rajaram

VI. Adjournment

Current Chair

Joceline Rivera Jimenez
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on October 28, 2019

Regularly Meets On: 

Every Other Tuesday from 3:15 - 4:45 pm

Standard Location: 

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About Committee

The committee reviews, researches and makes recommendations on legislation at the local, state, and national level. Additionally, this body creates a public policy priority list and recommends action to the BOD. The committee creates a plan to manage the ASI Legislative Agenda and coordinates the ASI Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the Legislative Affairs Committee?

The Legislative Affairs Committee's charge is to review, research, and make recommendations on, but not limited to, legislation emanating from the California State Legislature and United States Congress. This is an ASI Internal Committee.

What does the Legislative Affairs Committee do?

It shall be the purpose and function of the Legislative Affairs Committee to:

  • Recommend a list of legislative priorities and recommended action to the BOD for approval by the third regularly scheduled meeting of the year.
  • Create a plan to manage the legislative agenda and other issues deemed appropriate by the committee chair or the BOD.
  • Coordinate all ASI's Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the composition of the Legislative Affairs Committee?

  • ASI Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement (VPEAA)(Chair)
  • ASI President
  • Civic Engagement Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Diversity and Inclusion Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Academic Senator
  • Three ASI BOD Representatives
  • Three Lobby Corps Officers to be appointed by the Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee
    • Campus Lobby Corps Officer
    • Local Lobby Corps Officer
    • State Lobby Corps Officer
  • Membership is open to five (5) general students
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
  • ASI Executive Director or professional staff designee (non-voting)
  • University President or designee (non-voting)

Duties and Responsibilities

For more information review: Policy 014 Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure

Last modified on July 22, 2019

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